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April 19, 2011

A Survey Confirming What We Already Know

High schools are not doing a great job preparing students (especially boys) for the world beyond. But hey, they're doing a great job with Friday night football.

February 16, 2011

Measuring College Success

Useful discussion captured at Inside Higher Education about how to measure college success -- a debate that needs to focus on gender issues (but usually doesn't).

September 21, 2010

Does College Pay?

For those following the debate over whether we send too many young people to college (read: do we really have to worry about fewer men than women graduating from college?) here are the numbers: yes, it pays.

September 15, 2010

Fewer Oregon Boys Taking SAT

Interesting story out of Oregon indicates the gender gaps may be widening further -- an increase in the number of girls taking the test, an indicator of college aspirations, accompanied by a slight drop in the number of boys taking the test. Nationally, far more girls than boys take the test, espec...



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